1963: The Rolling Stones, Long John Baldry and Muddy Waters performed at the third annual National Jazz and Blues Festival in Richmond, Surrey, England. The Stones were paid all of £30.
1963: The Kingston Trio were the mystery guests on the television show What's My Line?
1964: The Beatles began recording their album Beatles For Sale at EMI Studios in London.
1965: Sonny Bono performed "Laugh at Me" on the television show Shindig.
1965: The Beatles' movie Help! debuted in New York City.
1966: The Beatles arrived at O'Hare Airport in Chicago for their final tour of the United States.
1967: Cream, Donovan, Pink Floyd, the Small Faces, the Move, Marmalade, John Mayall, Peter Green's Fleetwood Mac, Jeff Beck, Zoot Money, the Crazy World of Arthur Brown, Paul Jones and Amen Corner appeared at the U.K. reading Festival.
1968: The Beatles announced the formation of Apple Records.
1969: Diana Ross invited 350 friends to a club in Beverly Hills, California to see a brand new act called the Jackson 5.
1969: Three Dog Night released the single "Easy To Be Hard".
1973: Elton John was up big (74-34) with "Saturday Night's Alright for Fighting".
Charlie Daniels and "Uneasy Rider"
1979: Chic owned the top R&B song for the third week with "Good Times".
1979: ELO had a huge hit on their hands as "Don't Bring Me Down" motored up from #41 to #18.
1982: Donna Summer and husband Buce Sudano celebrated the birth of daughter Amada Grace Sudano.
1984: Lionel Richie had his second #1 on the AC chart with his great album Can't Slow Down as "Stuck On You" was #1 for a second week.
1984: Ray Parker, Jr. had his biggest career hit as "Ghostbusters" reached #1. That ended Prince's hold on the top spot with his great song "When Doves Cry".
1984: Purple Rain was in its fifth week of release with two at #1. Sports by Huey Lewis & the News was now moving up after 45 weeks while Born in the U.S.A. fell to #3 after 8 weeks. The Jacksons had #4 with Victory and the Cars were back with another great album--Heartbeat City. The rest of the Top 10: Lionel Richie was still hanging around with Can't Slow Down after 40 weeks, Ratt couldn't climb with Out of the Cellar, the Soundtrack to "Ghostbusters", Tina Turner had a Top 10 album with Private Dancer and Billy Idol closed out the group with Rebel Yell.
1984: Prince made it seven weeks in a row with one of the top R&B songs of the 1980's--"Purple Rain".
1990: Mariah Cary reached #1 on the R&B chart with her first single "Vision of Love".
1992: Ray Charles sang "America the Beautiful" at the opening of the Mall of America in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
1995: The funeral of Jerry Garcia was held in Velvedere, California.
2005: The Eagles performed at Harrah's Outdoor Arena in Lake Tahoe, Nevada.
1943: Kenny Gamble, who wrote so many great hists with Leon Huff, was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
1949: Eric Carmen of the Raspberries and a great solo star, was born in Cleveland, Ohio.
1954: Joe Jackson was born in Burton-upon-Trent, England.
1959: Richie Sambora, ace guitarist of Bon Jovi, was born in Perth Amboy, New Jersey.